Though this sex education film concentrates on presenting the anatomy and physiology of human reproduction in sober medical terms, its release kicked off a controversy in many American cities and towns over the legitimacy of sex education in the public schools. The film is narrated from the point of view of an adult who tries to decide how to answer his son's natural questions about sex and reproduction. With excellent diagrams of the reproductive process. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Sex education, Biology: Reproduction, Families
Three TV commercials; one set in St. Louis, Missouri, another on Mount Washington, New Hampshire, and a quick review of telephone history. ( 12 reviews ) Topics: Communication: Telephone, Advertising: Television commercials, St. Louis, Missouri
byEducational Film Institute of New York University and Documentary Film Productions, Inc.
Educating the children of Appalachia. Director: Willard Van Dyke. Script: Spencer Pollard. Photography: Bob Churchill. Narration: Myron McCormick. Editor: Irving Lerner. Music: Fred Stewart. ( 18 reviews ) Topics: Education, Appalachia, Rural America
Selected for the 2004 National Film Registry of "culturally, historically and aesthetically significant" motion pictures. Famous Civil Defense film for children in which Bert the Turtle shows what to do in case of atomic attack. ( 73 reviews ) Topics: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense, Animation